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    Isaac Asimov. Pebble in the Sky. Garden City: 1950. First edition.

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    Isaac Asimov. Pebble in the Sky. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1950. First edition. Octavo. 223, [224: blank] pages. Publisher's grey cloth, spine lettered in orange, in original dust jacket. Mild sloping to spine, text block edges only very slightly soiled. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, edge worn with small chips and closed tears at folds, still a very good copy overall. From the collection of Dr. Stuart David Schiff.

    The author's first book and first science fiction novel. In the far future "Earth is largely a radioactive wasteland, populated by a few million inhabitants who are discriminated against by the rest of the galactic empire which has forgotten that Earth was humanity's original home." - Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 122. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-51. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 237. In 333.



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